County Government of Nyeri Director, Trade Development Jobs in Kenya

County Government of Nyeri Director, Trade Development Jobs in Kenya


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensuring management and administration of trade and business development services and provision of innovative business support services.

  • Promoting trade and investment in the county and facilitate business and entrepreneurship development.

  • Supporting the growth and development of wholesale and retail trade and markets and their management in collaboration with other relevant departments and agencies.

  • Chief adviser on issues relating to trade and trade development in the county;

  • Facilitating and coordinating the Development of legislation, policies and regulations related to trade and monitor their impacts as well see their implementation.

  • Coordinating inspection of business premises to ensure compliance with weights and measures Act Cap505 including enforcement of the legal provisions in collaboration with other relevant stakeholders.

  • Offering leadership in conducting research on trade and related issues for the county;

  • Coordinating the development of an integrated trade data information system

  • Developing training proposals on trade development;

  • Marketing the county as an investment destination;

  • Monitoring and evaluating trade development projects and programmes;

  • Promoting the Development of SME’s engaged in trade and medium industries(MSMIs)

  • Collecting, analysing and disseminating business information and management of county business information canters;

  • Promoting of export business and domesticating inter-county regional and international trade at county level;

  • Organizing outreach activities and networking with trade related agencies;

  • Day to day operation of county loans scheme.

  • Coordinating preparation of divisional work plans, setting performance targets and budget estimates for the directorate and guiding and supervising staff; and

  • Performing any other duties and
    responsibilities as shall be delegated to him/her
    from time to time.

    Requirements for Appointment

    For appointment to this position, the officer must meet the following:

  • Be a Kenyan Citizen

  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Commerce, Marketing, Business Administration, Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Economics, International Trade/Business/Relations, Entrepreneurship, Accounting, Finance from a recognized institution in Kenya;

  • Master’s degree in any of the following disciplines: commerce, marketing, Business
    administration, Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Economics, International trade /business/relations, Entrepreneurship, Accounting, Finance from a recognized institution in e Kenya;

  • A minimum of Seven (7) years’ experience in relevant work and at least three (3) years in a managerial position in the Public Service or in the Private Sector;

  • Demonstrate pragmatism in understanding local markets dynamics including their management, community engagement, and conflict resolution and offer practical solutions during crises.

  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of county/National goals, policies and development objectives and the ability to translate them into trade development programs/projects.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; County Government of Nyeri Director, Trade Development Jobs in Kenya


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